Littleton NH River District Commission

The River District

The River District Commission is a master-planned community group of state and town officials and local residents dedicated to revitalizing the Ammonoosuc River district in Littleton, New Hampshire.

The mighty Ammonoosuc River is a viable locale poised to enhance Littleton's award-winning Main Street. Rooted in a landscape that put this small town on the map, the riverfront is the logical next step for economic redevelopment due to its scenic splendor and proximity to Main Street shopping.

Why Revitalize the River District?

2015 News and Updates

In a town that was recently recognized as one of the ten best small towns and downtowns in America, we have a unique opportunity to revitalize the River District area around one of our most beautiful historic assets, our riverfront. Another winning opportunity for our community!

2015 Goals:

View the 2015 River District Presentation here

What's Up in the River District Next?

While you can currently enjoy a stroll around Littleton's River District on its beautiful walk paths, admire it's covered bridge, make music by playing the piano near the Senior Center or the fun instruments at Harmony Park, and wonder through the many unique shops and eateries along the river, there are still more things in the works for making this great area of town even better in the coming months, including:

Check back for up-dates on these exciting endeavors and more that are happening in Littleton's River District!

History of The River District Commission

In September, 2012, the Town of Littleton and Plan New Hampshire sponsored a Saranac Street Design Charrette. Professional designers and many residents attended the two-day session to brainstorm ideas on how to reinvigorate one of Littleton's most historic commercial and residential areas. From these discussions, the River District Commission was formed, and plans and projects are now underway.

Where Is the River District?

The River District includes both sides of the river, from Meadow Street to Cottage Street. Saranac Street officially becomes Ammonoosuc Street just east of the suspension bridge, and several small streets between this point and Cottage Street (directly behind the downtown area of Main Street) should also be included in the redevelopment.

The River District Aerial view

Demonstration Projects graph

River District Commission Members

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